The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club
Something is not quite right in the leafy Savannah neighborhood of Gordonston. As the friends and fellow members of her afternoon cocktail club gather to mourn the death and lament the life of their neighbor, Thelma Miller, not all is what it seems. As old friends vie for the attention of... show more
Something is not quite right in the leafy Savannah neighborhood of Gordonston. As the friends and fellow members of her afternoon cocktail club gather to mourn the death and lament the life of their neighbor, Thelma Miller, not all is what it seems. As old friends vie for the attention of widower, Alderman and mayoral candidate Elliott, jealousies surface and friendships are strained. An old woman with a dark secret and an infamous uncle plots her revenge for a perceived wrong done over thirty years before, a once successful children's writer with his own secret is haunted by memories of the past and aspiring model Kelly Hudd has just won the trip of a lifetime. As secrets are revealed and history, both old and recent, unravel and an intertwined web of deceits and lies surfaces in the middle class neighborhood a killer lurks and is anyone really who they seem to be? A mysterious European gentleman in South America, a young Italian count parading the streets of Paris and a charitable and kind hearted nephew recently arrived from India add to the remarkable assortment of characters in this story of intrigue, deceit and revenge. What is the secret a recently retired accountant is trying to hide and just why did the former showgirl and attractive sixty two year old widow Carla Zipp really have plastic surgery? As the plot thickens and the Georgia summer temperature rises we discover who is destined for an early-unmarked grave in the wooded park that centers the tree-lined avenues of Gordonston. A mysterious organization with links to organized crime, a handsome fire fighter who can do no wrong and a trio of widows with deep hidden agendas compound a story of simplistic complexity. As twists and turns lead the reader to a conclusion that they will not see coming and a sucker punch ending that will leave readers breathless, the Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club's top priority remains the need to chastise the culprit who refuses to 'scoop' after his dog walking sessions in their treasured park.
Publish date: November 14th 2012
Publisher: Dog Ear
Pages no: 196
Edition language: English
"Colorful characters that keep you guessing...mysterious locked doors...phony friendships...memories of days gone by...and a hit man. A whole neighborhood of seemingly normal folks; each one with their own secrets and hidden agenda. This book will keep you guessing until the very end. Recommended fo...
I got this book from netgalley for an honest review. This book started off on a high note for me, i mean i was loving it! After the first chapter i was honestly hooked, the characters were lively and intriguing. But eventually it started to kind of... Get boring. Then eventually i didn't want to rea...
I really liked this book! Fun fast paced thriller. I was hooked from the start.Engaging characters who kept the story popping! I love a bit of quirk in my mysteries and this one served it up so well. Rather like a dog lovers Desperate Housewives. Very nicely written tale. This is the first book for ...